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Sep 26, 2011 4:30am EDT
york city, 60s across the great lakes. around lake michigan, some pretty impressive water spouts near milwaukee and chicago. this impressive low has been generally meandering from canada. bee were watching it last week. heavy rain chicago towards detroit. we're going to watch that area of low pressure slowly start to pull eastward towards the end of the week. we'll finally get in on some of that rainfall. weave been watching some moisture near the bahamas. today we're stuck with variably cloudy skies. tomorrow will be scattered rain showers. i believe this is the eastern fringe. it starts to pull into the area. wednesday afternoon we'll get into that. then we will start to bring in some of that colder air. this is mimicking a pattern we had three weeks ago. a lot of times, these things like to repeat themselves. that comes with colder air. today 77. actually 79. i don't know why that 37 is there. early drizzle and fog. that will give way to more fog. the sun is warming us up. typical repeating pattern has we head in through tomorrow. wednesday, 78, looking at strong storms,'s special
ABC
Sep 21, 2011 4:30am EDT
lakes, michigan, indiana, ohio, we are going to have to watch this pattern. this is really important, that area of low pressure is going to tap into the wind we have pulling up. this thing may start looking like what happened with lee, even though that was a tropical system area of low pressure stun stuck there. check out our forecast model with showers that pop up this afternoon and more moisture with the southeast early wind -- with the southeast wind. a chance of late showers and spotty showers and fog overnight. let's see if the fog is affecting anyone's commute. >> you definitely have to be careful out there. if you run into fog, slow down. visibility will be reduced. let's look at our live traffic cameras. the first one on 95 at 175. possible fog in this area but not so bad a little bit south in northern laurel. the fort mchenry tunnel, all the cars coming southbound. all of your lanes open right now. road work is clear so on 70 -- on 70. >>> this morning construction volunteers will sign up to take part in the extreme makeover. there was an official kickoff party in annapolis
ABC
Sep 22, 2011 4:30am EDT
eventually do so across michigan and watching disturbances wrap their way around we have the moisture up the east coast. we could highlight the plume of moisture coming out of the central plains all trying to come into the whole central pattern with the disturbance coming out of the gulf of mexico and one larger disturbance right now that one poise today reach us perhaps tomorrow night in through saturday. we have a couple of rounds of heavy rain, but it depends on where the upper low settles. i showers and storms somewhere between baltimore, salisbury and ocean city. the heaviest rain on the eastern shore. continues to pump rain into the region and looks like friday afternoon it is going to be wet and we'll watch the real heavy rain maybe just off the coast or clipping ocean city. 74 is our two degree guaranteed high and showers and storms will continue overnight. how about traffic. >> reporter: 50 westbound at the bay bridge, we have a broken down car at the right lane. also a reminder, the ramp to 100 westbound will be closed until mid fall. let's take a live look at the beltway at freder
ABC
Sep 26, 2011 5:00pm EDT
weather. multiple water spouts formed over lake michigan. meteorologists say the spouts are common this time because the water is warmer than the air. heavy rain made for rough travel around tam amount of roads looked like riferls-- rivers. several streets had to be shut down until the waters receded. >>> more murky weather around here to kick off the week after having a tough time finding sunshine. now skies remaining cloudy. no rain on maryland's most powerful radar. temperatures hovering around 80 degrees. it will be a warm summer like evening. 70s, warm and muggy conditions. we'll talk about when we she lot of rain. >> thanks a lot, wyatt. >>> you'll have a chance to sound off on how bge handled the aftermath of hurricane irene. tonight organizers have a protest about the proposed rate hike on fayette street but tomorrow bge will host a public hearing in towson. the meeting starts at 7:00 and another meeting scheduled for next month. >> the two american hikers held in iranian prison for two years arrived in the u.s. yesterday. they're not holding back how they felt they were tr
ABC
Sep 26, 2011 5:30pm EDT
. in michigan kane did much lower. mitt romney, his home state, des appointing ruts for perry. many are saying why is this happening. some say his subpar debate in orlando where he took flack for his stance on immigration. today perry released a new web ad. he is trying to shiest the focus back to mitt romney and healthcare. perry said romney's language changed. >> it's portable, affordable health insurance. something people have been talking about for decades. we can accomplish the same thing for everyone in the country. >> reporter: we've seeing -- we're seeing a parsing of language. >> some new numbers are out today. what are we learning from those numbers in. >> they can still say front-runner. the problem is they used to load by 11% in the last poll. then you break it down and see another area of concern. does the candidate have the personal qualities you lock for in a candidate. most people say romney does. 50% say president obama does. just 45% believe rick perry has those traits. a campaign that is looking to appear presidential and likable has to get those numbers up. >>> whoev
ABC
Sep 22, 2011 5:30pm EDT
come out of the sky and strike ground in texas or michigan, or florida, or maybe into the ocean. >> it just -- not under control at all and that make itself difficult to predict where it'll come. >> reporter: don't panic, that is what then. now they say its clear the bus sized satellite will crash north of australia or near the coast of chile, maybe. as this shows most of its expected to burn as it comes in but about two dozen pieces are expected to fall to earth as far as five hundred miles apart. the odds of anyone being hit are long, about one in 3200, but it happens. >> the chance of getting in a car wreck is one in 16, so, this isn't really much to worry about. >> reporter: just ask lonnie. she was walking when she was struck in the back in 1997 with a piece of a rocket and the only known victim of falling space junk has advice. >> my advice is to be outside if you see it coming, run. >> reporter: to put it in perspective the odds of being hit by lightning are one in a million but it happened to tom burnett three times. so when it comes to getting brained by a satellite. >>
ABC
Sep 14, 2011 5:00pm EDT
showers, this is where the mainline is. you see that out in the illinois and up through michigan and that is a significant cold front that's going to drop us in to the 60s for highs. as we go into thursday, maybe not thursday but friday and saturday look like we will be down to the 60s when the cool air pushes all this warm air out of the way. you can see the numbers, st. louis, chicago down in the 50s. chance for rain slim, could see a little bit of rain on thursday, and looks like friday will be dry and sunny and cool. you will notice that drop in the temperatures, still watching maria south of bermuda. probably going to impact bermuda but not as a hurricane as we go to the next 24 hours. overnight 67, cloudy, muggy, few showers overnight. we will keep the chance for showers as we see mostly cloudy skies and cooler weather in the 70's but drop another ten degrees on friday. tomorrow night starting to feel that 47 degrees. that will be a crisp night and the seven day forecast again, the trend here for cool weather action friday, saturday, not a lot of rain in the outlook, it does ap
ABC
Sep 29, 2011 5:00pm EDT
you look to the north and west towards chicago and michigan next coldfront and this is going to really drop the temperatures friday night and begin to provide more cloud cover for saturday. i don't think we will see much rain at all. saturday looks cloudy and quite cool. tomorrow in the dry sector over the midwest. the really cool stuff will punch in as we go towards the first half of the weekend. the trend tonight partly cloudy skies. i think we stay generally dry. a few clouds around friday. the cold shot of air could trigger a couple of patches of drizzle in early saturday. i think the main thing is the cloudy cool start to the weekend. sunshine back for sunday. still two tropical storms out there. we can get these well into october. tropical storm ophelia likely to become a hurricane but stay well offshore. your forecast for tomorrow 75- degrees. that is your 2-degree guarantee. we will see breezy weather around tomorrow, as well. tomorrow night temperatures begin to drop. you are headed out on friday night be ready for much colder weather than we have had. get the long slee
ABC
Sep 30, 2011 5:30pm EDT
arizona and michigan and mitt romney is expected to do well in those. that makes florida especially critical for this guy, rick perry. if he doesn't do well in florida it's another four weeks before he has a good chance to pick up a win. don't forget there are three candidates who are said to still be seriously considering a run. chris christy, sarah palin and rudy giuliani. with the primary season kicking off after the new year it's just three months, that's not a lot of time to build a campaign. >> a source said that iowa, new hampshire, south carolina, nevada are all going to announce their dates tomorrow at the earliest. >> what about possible penalties that florida could face. could they loose delegates for this? >> reporter: they could loose half their delegates. something they are aware of. when they were making decision today one state official tried to set up why he voted the way he did. >> i know if the situation was -- republicans might loose delegates but i think it's more about the motion of florida than about the parties. >> reporter: the republican national convention
ABC
Sep 21, 2011 5:00pm EDT
pushing that back. such a slow moving, slow developing system. it's just north of lake michigan here. chicago upper level low churning slowly in canada. tremendous amount of moisture coming up out of the south with the system. two localized areas of low pressure that both will provide the focus for rain tonight in to the day tomorrow and certainly in to the day friday. best predictions where this rain is headed, we could see showers around here thursday afternoon, but better chances for heavier steadier rains friday evening and afternoon sp it does look like the heaviest maybe more along the coast, that would mean western maryland and central maryland with showers. heavier steadier rain for the delmarva peninsula. ophelia, tropical storm, turning its way across the central atlantic. when they are this far out we are using satellite data to determine the strength on the storms. we will see what ophelia does in the days and weeks. 67, scattered showers, muggy with fog. tomorrow, 78. still the chance for developing showers, late day scattered storm possible. showers, foggy tomorrow nigh
ABC
Sep 26, 2011 5:00am EDT
falling. someone grabbed the umbrella. this is a wart spout that developed over lake michigan. the water spouts are typically this time of the year. in lake michigan it's warmer than the air temperature. you saw the time lapse video. these are basically tornadoes, right? >> well, a water spout over the water tends to be a lot weaker than the structure of the tornado. it really is a funnel. you can see two funnels. that's marquette university in milwaukee as opposed to michigan. that difference in temperature can help create some of that with the lift that knish eated that. that was right about there. as you cross over lake michigan and this cooler air, temperatures in the 50s. you'll notice 32 international falls. there's cold air wrapping around just before the surface. that cloud level is chilly stuff as we are on the warmer side. there's this spin. there's this circulation. tornadoes and water spouts are different features. 10 days ago that was a water spout. this one, this is the circulation we were talking about last week. the well weather match looks so eeriely similar. the t
ABC
Sep 26, 2011 6:00am EDT
this video of water spout over lake michigan, stick around. we'll show you that. north of chicago it got dicey yesterday. this morning that low pressure sitting on top of them, so hefty rains wrapping around that low. the weather map looks so much like it did a couple weeks ago with the remnants of lee. this one dropped out of canada. it's tapping into moisture coming out of the bahamas. we're going to increase our threat of showers. this is wednesday morning. we'll take that slug of moisture and bring it in our direction. 79 today after an early morning drizzle and fog with a few peeks of sun. more showers tomorrow. better chance of heavier storms on wednesday. then we start scaling back, mid-60s with lows in the 40s or frost deep inland. >>> we have an accident reported in the city. also, 95 northbound we have some emergency roadwork going on. let's take a look at our live traffic cameras. heavier on the outer loop. harrisburg expressway to the left. drive times are doing okay. 83 southbound. six minutes traveling 95 from wash -- whitemarsh. back to you. >>> health news for you. do
ABC
Sep 1, 2011 11:00pm EDT
michigan parking lot while santa was doing some volunteer work. police are saying look out for people doing something naughty. >> i think he is entered in the grand prix. >> you think so in maybe. >> scared that fantasy. >> a little early. >> yeah, must be one of the helpers. >>> take a look at the forecast tomorrow, guys, just a slight chance for a passing shower. i don't think we'll see much rain. mix of sun and clouds, passing shower. weekend looks decent at the we've. better chances for rain come sunday. >> we'll be right back. >>> abc 2 news is brought to you by mattress discounters, the difference is in the discount. >> let's take a look. weather? >> everybody is talking about labor day weekend. man, what's it gonna do. the thing is as we get a little more unsettled but there will be a chance for hit and miss showers. so, you know, sunday looks like the most likely day for that, but just do what you're gonna do. enjoy, compared to last weekend, do your own thing. go to the city, help those businesses because they lost a big weekend. >> or go downtown. >> let's go downtown right now. l
ABC
Sep 21, 2011 6:00am EDT
slowly dropping out of northern minnesota into wisconsin and may settle between michigan, indiana and ohio. that area of low pressure is going to do something similar to what tropical storm lee had done, although not the same system. that came out of the gulf and dumped almost a foot of rain in parts of maryland. this time we have actually tapped into a tropical type feed. that is going to combine with that area of low pressure that is going to lock everything and flow it up from the gulfstream and into the mid-atlantic. we could wind up with a few inches of rainfall, depending on where that low pressure happens to stackups and where it is going to lineup the conveyor belt of moisture. mostly cloudy and developing showers, 74. we can't really shake the moisture. 66 and fog and showers tonight. tomorrow afternoon we could have heavy rain. our best threat of flooding, showers linger in through the weekend. >> reporter: 70 westbound at maryland 97, that accident is clear. 29 southbound at frederick road, that accident is clear as well. the not so good news. let's take a live look at
ABC
Sep 25, 2011 11:00pm EDT
months, gas is under three dollars a gallon in places like michigan, missouri, and texas. but we're getting close. $3.23 in edgewood, $3.25 oka roll fuel back, and analysts predict we would be under $3.00 by november. you can get the latest prices by going to our website, abc2news.com. look under gas prices. >> many of you just saw a new abc show, pan am. now the story of the real pan am girl. >> shirley mcmahan lived the life of a pan am stewardes in 1955. >> while the show looked glamorous, shirleyly sets us straight. >> i want to see the world. >> i'll become a pan am stewards. >> i always wanted to be one. i don't know where it came from. i went to ohio state two years, and i waited until i was 21 and then i applied to pan am. >> at the time, there were not many career options that fit her needs. >> there was only nursing or teaching, neither of which i wanted. >> what shirley wanted was to friday overseas. because she spoke spanish she influence to latin-american countries. she got a big kick out of watching a pan am promo. >> are you wearing your girdle? >> yes, ma'am. >> is t
ABC
Sep 1, 2011 5:00am EDT
or laws about those jobs are pending in new york and also in michigan. >>> the extreme heat in texas making it really tough for drivers. maybe they are thinking twice before hitting the road. >> up next, how the heat caused a massive sink hole to swallow this suv. >>> also ahead, now developments in the case against accused killer drew petersen. what his attorneys are asking for. we will tell you ahead. but first up to new york for a look at this morning's tech bites. >> reporter: in today's tech bites, it's happened again. and apple employee reportedly lost an iphone 5 prototype in a bar. apple tried to recover it and couldn't. merger between t mobile and at&t hit a stumbling block. sonny unveiled the tablet dough vice s&p what sets them apart is their design especially the p which features two screens and folds like a clamshell. sam of the "new york times" wonders if it's too radical. >> the only issue might be it gets stuck kind of in between two categories. it is either too small and sort of odd for a tablet, or too big compared to a smart phone. on the other hand, it might
ABC
Sep 21, 2011 5:00am EDT
stalled out in northern sections of minnesota. going to have a slow crawl, drop itself around michigan or midwest ohio, indiana. it is going to park itself there. i want to show you right now, all the moisture and storms filing up from the southeast, this particular pattern developing storms around savannah, georgia and its way up coastal south carolina. all this added moisture pumping into the system. this is going to look like lee did. lee itself came onshore in southeast louisiana. dumped rainfall through the appalachians. this is not the same set up. we are going to take our low pressure and drop it to the south. you can see pumping in all this moisture. southeast winds this part of the world will always prove itself to add moisture off the atlantic. we have rainfall heavy tomorrow afternoon. this area of low pressure as we pump in steady, heavy rainfall. that is the problem here, get that old map out it this. morning fog could be thick, showers midday. quick peak at this forecast. maybe flooding on friday, 74. unfortunately, the threat of showers and storms continue through the be
ABC
Sep 6, 2011 6:00am EDT
district in michigan to shutdown. dangling putter lines are snapped. -- power lines are snapped. parents are word it's unsafe for the kids to walk to school or walk to the sidewalk. officials will decide whether to start classes wednesday. >>> irene delayed school but the power is on, back to school for everyone. sherrie johnson is live at perry hall with the first day of class. good morning. >> reporter: good morning charlie. excitement is definitely in the air. administrators are ready for all of the schools to be back. they are scheduled to open because of the outages, they have signing all over the place welcoming students. see the balloons here on this bench and the flowers, so festive. the sign in front of perry hall. a welcome sign for dr. harrisston and students and staff are here. dr. joe will make a stop here. students had a delayed start because of hurricane irene, so dr. joe decided to celebrate students return with a visit today. he actually plans to visit 7 schools along with members of the board of education of baltimore county and executive kevin. they had another week of
ABC
Sep 19, 2011 5:00am EDT
illinois, indiana and california and ohio and michigan. >>> football fans are going to undergo extra security measures at nfl stadiums that started last week. usa today reports the nfl has new rules requiring fans to be searched from your ankles all the way up. last weekend week one a man snuck a stun gun into a game between the new york jets and dallas cowboys. three men were injured when he fired that weapon in the stands. >>> it was -- a boat show exploded and broke apart. also, what caused members of a football team to throw punches a minute before the game ended. we will have the details of that coming up in a bit. now, though, let's go up to new york for a check of this morning's tech bites. >> reporter: and in today's tech bites, it looks like facebook has another big change coming. the website is expected to launch a platform for sharing streaming media this week. that will allow friend to share the favorite music, tv shows and movies. the service would hike competition for websites that offer similar services. at&t is moving into the fast lane launching the 4g ultra high spe
ABC
Sep 16, 2011 5:00am EDT
michigan. a lot of moisture with mid levels and high levels. the clouds will filter back in. what that is going to do in addition to the cool air is make you feel even cooler. definitely a sense of autumn in the air today. while we are dealing with that, also looks like the influence of the system coming up the coast. we'll be clipping some rain in ocean city. rain saturday night into sunday. my fellow runners heading up toward philadelphia for the marathon. temperatures down probably in the urban areas near 50. for us today again sun mixed with more clouds. mostly cloudy, 66 this afternoon. again in the 40s overnight with a mixture of clouds. moonlit, star lit. tomorrow 68, 70 on sunday. should turn nice. we'll get back there during next week. it is 5:22. >> reporter: train 505 is now on a 7-minute delay on the line. let's look at 95 and see how things are moving along on the live traffic camera. light traffic is still building. 95 southbound is also doing fine as we make your way. 895 south of o'donnell street, no problems to report here. light right now, northbound, no issues o
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